Community and Social Service Budget and Policy Analyst
The NYC Independent Budget Office, a nonpartisan city agency, is seeking an experienced budget analyst for our Community and Social Services team. The analyst will cover a mix of agencies that will likely include the departments of Correction, aging, and youth and community development. IBO analysts contribute to our Charter-mandated budget reports; prepare responses to questions from elected officials, advocacy and civic organizations, and others; and develop their own research projects.
A successful candidate must be self-motivated, able to juggle multiple projects, have advanced quantitative and policy analytic skills, and be able to write clearly about complex policies. Experience with large datasets, SAS (or similar statistical software), and familiarity with economic and fiscal impact analysis preferred. Candidates must be comfortable interacting with public officials and agency staffs as well as civic and advocacy groups. Ability to work independently, take initiative and meet deadlines is critical. Commitment to impartial review and analysis is also essential. Candidates will preferably have knowledge of the city’s capital & expense budgets, and the city’s social service programs.
A Master’s degree in public administration, finance, business, economics, or a related field, along with two to five years experience, is preferred; equivalent work experience may substitute.
Position requires city residency for candidates with less than two years of city service.
Salary range $58,000-$75,000, depending upon experience.
Resume and cover letter by December 1 to email@example.com or fax to 212-442-0350. No phone calls please.